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State Statistical Abstracts 2009

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Population / Land Area   Distri-bution % of National
Total Population – (Table DL-1C) 5,024,748   1.6%
Total Land Area Square Miles (PS-1) 103,718   2.9%
Motor Fuel Usage (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Gasoline/Gasohol (Table MF-33GA) 2,099,749 80.0% 1.5%
Special Fuel (Table MF-33SF) 525,007 20.0% 1.5%
Total Fuel 2,624,756 100.0%  
Off Highway Gasoline (Table MF-21) 39,706 1.9% 1.0%
On Highway Gasoline(Table MF-21) 2,060,032 98.1% 1.5%
Public Road Length (Table HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 68,903 78.1% 2.3%
Urban 19,375 21.9% 1.8%
Total 88,278 100.0% 2.2%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Functional System (HM-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 952 1.1% 2.0%
Other Principal Arterial 3,517 4.0% 2.2%
Minor Arterial 5,419 6.1% 2.2%
Collectors 16,275 18.4% 2.1%
Local 61,801 70.0% 2.2%
Other Freeways/Expressways 314 0.4% 2.6%
Total 88,278 100.0% 2.2%
Public Road Length (Miles) by Ownerhip (HM-10)
NOT PUBLISHED IN 2009
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Functional System Lane Length (HM-60) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 4,119 2.2% 1.9%
Other Principal Arterial 9,777 5.3% 2.0%
Minor Arterial 11,914 6.5% 2.1%
Collectors 32,852 17.9% 2.0%
Local 123,601 67.3% 2.2%
Other Freeways/Expressways 1,324 0.7% 2.4%
Total 183,587 100.0% 2.1%
Vehicle Miles Traveled – (Rural/Urban in Millions)) - (VM-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 14,565 31.5% 1.5%
Urban 31,711 68.5% 1.6%
Total 46,276 100.0% 1.6%
Vehicle Miles Traveled by Functional System (In Millions) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Interstate 11,547 25.0% 1.6%
Other Principal Arterial 12,798 27.7% 1.9%
Minor Arterial 7,844 17.0% 1.5%
Collectors 5,151 11.1% 1.3%
Local 4,623 10.0% 1.1%
Other Freeways/Expressways 4313 9.3% 1.9%
Total 46,276 100.0% 1.6%
Driver Licenses (DL-1C) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Male 1,896,594 51.20% 1.82%
Female 1,807,967 48.80% 1.72%
Total 3,704,561 100.00% 1.77%
Motor Fuel Tax Rates (MF-121T) (Cents)  
Gasoline $0.22 Tax Rates as
of Dec. 2009
Diesel $20.50
Gasohol $0.22

NOTE: Tax rates do not include Federal gas tax of 18.4 cents or diesel of 24.4 cents

Vehicle Registrations (MV-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Autos 640,899 42.05% 0.48%
Trucks/Picks/SUVs 782,836 51.36% 0.71%
Buses 5,739 0.38% 0.68%
Total 1,429,474    
Motorcycles 94,649 6.21% 1.20%
Grand Total 1,524,123 100.00% 0.60%
Fatally Injured in Vehicle Crashes (FI-20) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Rural 252 54.19% 1.32%
Urban 213 45.81% 1.49%
Unknown 0 0.00% 0.00%
Total 465 100% 1.38%

Highway Finance ($000)

State Funding for Highways (Summary) – SF-21 (000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Receipts $2,162,347   1.54%
Disbursements $1,906,099   1.35%
State Revenues Used for Highways (SF-1) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway User Revenues $1,269,819 58.72% 2.10%
General Fund Appropriations $0 0.00% 0.00%
Other State Imposts $0 0.00% 0.00%
Miscellaneous $34,028 1.57% 0.40%
Bonds $0 0.00% 0.00%
Federal payments $823,832 38.10% 2.27%
Local payments $34,668 1.60% 0.95%
Total $2,162,347 100.00% 1.52%
State Disbursements for Highways (SF-2) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Capital Outlay $925,307 0.4854454 1.30%
Maintenance and Services $227,847 0.1195358 1.05%
Administration and Misc. $220,400 0.1156288 2.32%
Highway Law Enforcement & Safety $136,748 0.0717423 1.65%
Interest $57,460 0.0301453 0.91%
Bond Retirement $108,040 0.0566812 1.33%
Grants-in-aid to Locals $230,297 0.1208211 1.23%
Total $1,906,099 51.46% 1.33%
Attributed Federal Trust Fund Receipts - 2009 ($000) % Dist. % Nat'l.
Highway Account $461,516 86.19% 1.53%
Mass Transit Account $73,943 13.81% 1.54%
Total $535,459 100.00% 1.53%

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